If you are an international student and you want to finish your bachelor's degree in the United States, here's what you need to know about our application process and requirements for our degree completion programs.
If you are an adult who has earned college-level credits for previous coursework, or you have relevant work experience that might translate into college credit, you might be a good candidate for one of our Bachelor's Degree Completion programs.
We are here to assist you
through the process of applying, enrolling in a program, and transitioning to the United States.
Gathering the materials to apply to college takes time and, as
an international student, you will have additional requirements. We
recommend you start the application process far in advance to account for these extra tasks.
Admissions Deadlines for International Undergraduate Applicants
Once you have submitted an application, you will receive communication from the undergraduate admissions office containing the following information:
If you have been accepted, you will receive an official acceptance email and packet from our undergraduate admissions office with instructions for securing your spot in the undergraduate class. You'll receive an Enrollment Contract to complete.
You will receive an email and packet from our admissions office once we have received your Enrollment Contract, and we will also help you begin the process of obtaining an F-1 Student Visa.
Your proof of immunization form is due 30 days before the start of the semester.
Massachusetts law requires all full-time and international students to show proof of immunization. Students are not allowed to register for courses until they have submitted their immunization forms.
Learn more about the immunization requirements.
As an international student, once you arrive, you are legally required to attend orientation with our International Student Services Office. Be sure to check when the orientation is offered before you book your flight to the United States. See when the next orientation is scheduled.
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